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Assistant Director of Advancements

Academy of Holy Angels High School - Demarest, NJ 

The Academy of the Holy Angels serving young women in grades six through twelve and located in Demarest, New Jersey; is seeking applicants for an Assistant Director of Advancements. The primary responsibilities of this position include maintaining and updating of the Raiser’s Edge database, processing and acknowledging gifts; assisting with all fundraising initiatives; reports for the department, and providing administrative support to the Director of Advancement. The Assistant Director will also assist with Academy events and Alumnae reunions.

Experience with development and/or advancement offices is preferred. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required along with solid communication and organizational skills.

Competitive salary and benefits package offered.

Interested applicants should submit letter of interest and resume to Patricia Brussel, Director of Advancement, at .

The Academy of the Holy Angels is an equal opportunity employer; we are always seeking applicants who will enhance the diversity of our school community and who bring a high level of commitment and professionalism to the mission of the Academy and the School Sisters of Notre Dame.    


Director of Campus Ministry F/T - Felician University, Lodi/Rutherford, NJ 

Felician University is offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced, creative and engaging campus ministry professional to serve as the Director of Campus Ministry.  The Director is responsible for the initiation and administration of activities and programs centering on the interfaith dimensions of the lives of all members of the Felician University community, maintaining a visible presence at both the Lodi and Rutherford locations.  S/he must be well-versed in contemporary campus ministry practices and possess a genuine interest in, experience with and affinity for engaging with university students.

Position Type:

Full-time, 12-months, Exempt


Office of Campus Mission

Date Posted:

July 12, 2022

Required Education:

BA in related field required, MA in Pastoral Counseling, Theology or Counseling preferred. Comparable related practical experience will be considered.


3+ years’ experience in youth ministry, preferable at university-level; strong desire and ability to work with traditional and non-traditional age university students; excellent written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated ability in small and large group presentation; proven ability to relate to persons in crisis situations; ability to recognize and maintain confidentiality regarding sensitive issues and situations; demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse population, including but not limited to students, staff, faculty and community leaders; willingness and ability to work evenings, weekends and on-call hours as needed; ability to organize, direct and supervise work operations; thorough understanding of the principles of Catholic social reaching; willingness and ability to support and promote the Felician Franciscan mission and values.

To Apply: Please email cover letter, three (3) professional references and CV/resume electronically to the  Director or via USPS to:

Ms.  Ginny Topolski, Director of Human Resources
Felician University
262 South Main Street
Lodi, New Jersey 07644

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

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Youth & Young Adult Minister - Diocese of Paterson


Notre Dame of Mt Carmel is looking for a Full Time Youth and Young Adult Minister who can continue the journey of renewing our youth ministry following the LifeTeen model.

We are also looking for someone to start a young adult (18-35) ministry that is connected to the vision and mission of Notre Dame.


  • Lead our LifeTeen High School Ministry Program, especially our LifeNight;
  • Reaching out to those on the peripheries, ready to bring them into a relationship with Christ, spending significant time in the community at high school events such as sports games and recitals;
  • Coordinate liturgical responsibilities among adult and teen leaders at the 6:00pm LifeTeen Mass;
  • Collaborate with the Director of Music Ministries to incorporate music both at Teen & Young Adult liturgies and events;
  • Coordinate ministry services and stewardship opportunities for the youth and young adults of our parish in collaboration with other ministries;
  • Maintain and grow a core team of leaders to assist in ministry;
  • Plan, organize, market, and fundraise for retreats, camps, and trips;
  • Communicate regularly with parishioners through a variety of mediums;
  • Ensure a safe environment is always maintained at any youth event;
  • Work with our Special Needs Youth Ministry group and find ways to engage them into the broader life of the parish;
  • Create and develop a parish Young Adult Ministry, based around a teamwork model, reaching out to young adults in the community;
  • Establish and maintain relationships with local college students through campus ministries;
  • Recruit and train team members and peer ministers, including the organization and moderation of a parish youth council;
  • Develop and maintain a budget in collaboration with the Pastor;
  • Participate at monthly Staff Meetings and maintain office hours to be a liaison to staff regarding youth and young adult ministry;
  • Assist Pastor and Parochial Vicar in other parish wide activities, especially in relationship to youth and young adult involvement.


  • Be a joyful and generous disciple of Jesus Christ, with a passion for making disciples and accompanying young people in their journey with the Lord;
  • Be an active Catholic in good standing with the Church, well formed in theology and Church teaching;
  • A genuine love and concern for young people;
  • Be an effective communicator and team player, willing to demonstrate creativity in problem solving and promoting the mission of the parish;
  • A self-starter with high energy who is willing to engage and participate in parish life with a collaborative spirit;
  • Values confidentiality while respecting mandatory reporting;
  • Values accountability of time, talent, and treasure.


  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent, ideally in theology, youth ministry, religious education, communication or a related field;
  • Experience working with young people in a ministry context either professionally or as a missionary or volunteer;
  • Knowledge of social media and applications used by young people is essential, proficiency in such applications would be a plus;
  • Creative ability in producing and publishing multimedia content through software such as Final Cut Pro, Publisher, Adobe Suite;
  • Be familiar with LifeTeen and its method of formation for high school youth.

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To apply, please submit at least 2 references along with your resume to:


Human Resources Contacts

Deacon John J. McKenna
Vice Chancellor/Executive Director

Christiane Mendoza
Human Resources Manager
Administrative responsibilities for policies, procedures and activities relating to all phases of human resources

Dennis Miller
Director of Employee Benefits
Administration of the Archdiocese’s pension plans, administration of the group medical, dental, life and disability programs for parishes, schools and institutions

Maria T. Joyner
Associate Director of Employee Benefits
Employee & Clergy claim questions, severance plan claims, disability and FMLA questions

Thomas Murphy
Director of Pension
Administration of the Archdiocese’s pension plans

Elena Skinner
Associate Director of Pensions
Lay & Priests’ Pension plan calculations, administration and billing